Classes

Perspective & Narration in Fiction

Date: Saturday 23rd March 2024 Time: 1.30pm–5.30pm Venue: west end of Glasgow (TBC) Format: in-person, seminar discussion with writing tasks attempted in class Number of participants: Limited to 22 places maximum Tutor: Alan McMunnigall Book Here This day school is aimed at writers who want to create better narrative structures in their writing. It is […]

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January 2024 ‘Writing Fiction’ Online Classes

It’s 2024, and once again our online ‘Writing Fiction’ classes are about to begin. To see what the classes entail and all the dates and times please click HERE. We have three different nights: Tues (begins 16 Jan), Wed (begins 17th Jan) & Sun (begins 21 Jan). New and continuing writers are very welcome. The [...]
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Online Version: Reading Short Stories, Writing Short Stories

  Reading Short Stories/Writing Short Stories, Day School (ONLINE VERSION) Date: Saturday 9th December 2023. Time: 1.30pm–5.30pm. Online (Zoom) Format: seminar discussion with writing tasks attempted in class. Number of participants: Limited to 18 places maximum. Tutor: Alan McMunnigall. Sold Out NOTE: THIS IS ONLINE & OPEN TO WRITERS & READERS ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD […]

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Reading Short Stories, Writing Short Stories

Reading Short Stories/Writing Short Stories, Day School Date: Saturday 2nd December 2023. Time: 1.30pm–5.30pm. Venue: west end of Glasgow (TBC). Format: in-person, seminar discussion with writing tasks attempted in class. Number of participants: Limited to 22 places maximum. Tutor: Alan McMunnigall. SOLD OUT (Please email editior@thi-wurd.com about our waiting lists for classes.) The primary aim […]

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New Summer ‘Writing Fiction’ Classes from thi wurd (2023)

thi wurd’s new term of classes begin in the next few days and spaces are available. To sign up, or for further details, please contact editor@thi-wurd.com. IN-PERSON CLASS (5 AUG)  – Our first in-person class since 2020 begins Saturday 5 August, 2-5pm in Glasgow’s west end and runs for 7 weeks. This class costs £160. ONLINE […]

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Dialogue in Fiction (Day School)

Date: Saturday 17th June, 2023 Time: 2pm – 5.30pm Venue: Glasgow University Union, Glasgow Format: In-person class Places: Limited to 20 Tutor: Alan McMunnigall Click to book a place HERE On Saturday 17th June 2023, 2pm – 5.30pm, thi wurd will present its first in-person class for more than three years. The price is just £40 [...]
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What’s Happening at thi wurd (autumn/winter 22)

    For a number of reasons autumn/winter 2022 is an extremely exciting time for us. This November we celebrate 10 years of indie publishing. In the same month we also publish our new anthology of fiction, poetry and experimental writing, entitled ‘Alternating Current’, a book that is the culmination of 15 months of work. […]

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Coney Island Baby (online event)

Online Event ‘Coney Island Baby’ Thursday 18th August, 2022, 7-9pm This Thursday we make a return to online literary events with a night entitled ‘Coney Island Baby’. It’s a chance for our three writing groups to come together, but also an opportunity for a couple of other writers to join us. The task is to [...]
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107 Word Short Stories (PART 3 of 3)

Our event ‘107 word short story’ took place on Thursday 24th March 2022. It brought together 36 writers who read stories of exactly 107 words in length. It was an intriguing task with no set theme or guidelines other than the length. What could be done in such a short form? What narrative structures might […]

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107 Word Short Stories (PART 2 OF 3)

Our event ‘107 word short story’ took place on Thursday 24th March 2022. It brought together 36 writers who read stories of exactly 107 words in length. It was an intriguing task with no set theme or guidelines other than the length. What could be done in such a short form? What narrative structures might […]

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107 Word Short Stories (PART 1 OF 3)

INTRODUCTION Our event ‘107 word short story’ took place on Thursday 24th March 2022. It brought together 36 writers who read stories of exactly 107 words in length. It was an intriguing task with no set theme or guidelines other than the length. What could be done in such a short form? What narrative structures […]

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107 Word Short Story (Event)

Our online event ‘107 Word Short Story’ takes place on Thursday 24th March 7-9pm (UK time). It will feature around 30 writers, each reading stories of 107 words in length. Selections of the best of these may feature in a forthcoming publication from thi wurd. If you’re a writer and would like to take part, [...]
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Beginners Fiction Writing Class

INTRODUCTION TO FICTION WRITING Begins: Wednesday 13th Oct 2021 Time: 10am-12pm (GMT) Location: Online (using Zoom) Duration: 10 consecutive weeks until 15th December Price: £110 An important aspect of thi wurd is our engagement with writers who are new to writing fiction. Over the years many completely new writers have read at our events alongside [...]
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WRITING FICTION: THE SHORT STORY

thi wurd’s creative writing class, Writing Fiction: The Short Story, returns on Tuesday 19th January 2021. This sold out before being advertised, and therefore a second night has been added, beginning on Wednesday 20th January, 7-9pm. Both groups will run for 10 consecutive weeks. The price is £100. During the term there will be additional […]

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